Microsoft’s strategic rationale for deal announced with Nokia on September 3, 2013.

  • Microsoft buys Nokia’s phone business
  • Microsoft buys Nokia’s Qualcomm, other key IP licenses
  • Microsoft licenses Nokia’s patents for use across all Microsoft products
  • Microsoft licenses ability to use Nokia HERE broadly in its products
  • Nokia retains NSN, HERE, its CTO Office, and its patent portfolio
  • Nokia and Microsoft cement original partnership with its deal before 2014 recommitment date

 

Microsoft and Nokia’s Deal